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Mapping agency builds all of Great Britain in Minecraft

British governmental mapping company Ordnance Survey has re-created the entirety of Great Britain in Minecraft using real-world data.<p>Minecraft players have created some pretty darn amazing stuff in the game. This latest one might not be as visually spectacular, but the amount of technical …

C Spire follows Google Fiber's lead with announcement of gigabit home internet

Google Fiber will soon be able to count C Spire among its competitors. The wireless carrier today announced that it intends to deploy its own 1Gbps fiber-based internet service to cities and towns in the United States. The initiative is called C Spire Fiber to the Home, and the company claims its …

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iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 (spec comparison)

Apple’s newest premium phone, the <b>iPhone 5S</b> is available for preorder, and that might make some Samsung/Android users take notice of the features …

Tests show iPhone 5s A7 chip is dual-core, still beats quad-core Android competitors

Advertisement<p>45 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia<p>When Apple(s aapl) announced the iPhone 5s last week, it made a lot of noise about the 64-bit architecture …

Apple unveils the iPhone 5s, its “most forward-thinking phone yet”

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>After months of rumors and speculation, Apple(s aapl) on Tuesday took the wraps off of two new smartphones, the …

What Will the iPhone 5C Cost?

Martin Hajek<p>At a special event on Tuesday morning, Apple is expected to unveil two new iPhones — the first, a marquee device; the second a mid-tier …

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Leaked iPhone 5S home button images further suggest a fingerprint scanner

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Rumors of a fingerprint sensor in the next iPhone(s aapl) are nothing new. In fact, Apple has been expected to implement a …

HDMI 2.0 officially announced: 18Gbps bandwidth, 60fps 4K, 32 channel audio

Only just after it leaked out, the folks at HDMI Licensing are announcing HDMI 2.0 officially. Arriving just in time for the wide rollout of a new generation of Ultra HDTVs, it adds a few key capabilities to the connection standard. With a bandwidth capacity of up to 18Gbps, it has enough room to …

Apple’s iPhone Trade-in Program Is Already Being Piloted, Here’s How It Works

Apple is about to introduce an iPhone trade-in program that will allow users to walk into a Retail store and trade up from an old model to a new one. We’ve heard some interesting details about the way that the program will work, and indeed, is working right now in some pilot Apple Stores.<p>The …

Rumors Of Apple’s New A7 Chip Could Indicate That CPU Innovation Is Flagging

With every new iPhone, most of the discussion centers around its look and not what comes inside. But, according to reports, Apple has designed a new dual-core A7 system on a chip for the iPhone 5S. If rumors are true, the A7 could supposedly be 31 percent faster, representing a serious slowdown in …

The People Have Spoken, The Favorite New iPhone Colors Are Still Black And White

Note to Apple: go slow on that tutti-fruiti thing! The first survey data is in and Apple fans may not be thinking as differently as the company expected. The Polar polls on the topic of “iPhone colors” has brought into question Apple’s colorful approach to the new iPhone launches.<p>As of last night, …

Pick Your (Leaked) iPhone Colors, Three For The 5S And Five For The 5C

Sonny Dickson, an iOS developer from Melbourne, Australia, has had quite a week’s worth of iPhone photo leaks. Dickson modestly (ahem!) describes himself as, “the go-to source for apple news thanks to his many sources and developer skills allowing him to find hidden information in the codes of beta …

A7 Processor to Be 31% Faster and 64-Bit, iPhone 5S to Support Motion Tracking?

The next-generation A7 processor in the iPhone 5S will be roughly 31 percent faster than the current A6, according to a tweet by Fox News' Clayton Morris. His sources have also mentioned a "separate chip devoted to motion tracking".<p>It's unclear how Apple would use motion tracking abilities, but it …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

It's up to Apple now to top or debunk the flood of iPhone 5S rumors, but many of the rumors seem credible.<p>We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days …

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Apple will reportedly unveil the next iPhone on Sept. 10

According to a report by AllThingsD, Apple will debut its latest iPhone lineup during a special event on September 10th, just a month from today. The report doesn’t specify as to which models will be announced at the event, but if rumors are to be believed, we may see the highly anticipated iPhone …

NASA maps Earth-killer asteroids in one image

There’s something comforting about a map with “You are here” marked on it, but not when the arrow points to a spot where giant asteroids are whizzing …

Djokovic’s dad: As a person, Federer not the best

In an interview with Serbian newspaper <i>Kurir</i>, Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan criticizes Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for being jealous of his son's …